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TV This Weekend

Central Park, Sex/Life, and Bosch Headline a Busy Weekend on Streaming

ALSO: Ilana Glazer and Justin Theroux star in False Positive, The A List returns to Netflix, and more.
  • (Photos: Netflix, Apple TV+, Amazon, Hulu, Disney+)
    (Photos: Netflix, Apple TV+, Amazon, Hulu, Disney+)

    Streaming is the place to be in a jam-packed weekend that brings the premieres of Central Park Season 2, steamy romance Sex/Life, and the final season of Bosch. Plus, The A List Season 2 hits Netflix after nearly two years away, Ilana Glazer and Justin Theroux put their own spin on Rosemary’s Baby in False Positive, and Tony Hale stars in The Mysterious Benedict Society on Disney+. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this weekend:


    Central Park: Season premiere. The Tillerman-Hunter family continues their quest to save Central Park in Season 2 of Apple’s musical animated series. Along with a bevy of celebrity guest voices, Emmy Raver-Lampman (The Umbrella Academy) joins the cast as daughter Molly Tillerman (replacing Kristen Bell). Two episodes stream today, with new episodes dropping Fridays through July 30. Watch trailer. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Sex/Life: Complete first season. When her bad-boy ex (Mike Vogel) suddenly comes crashing into her life, Billie (Sarah Shahi) must decide whether to turn her decade-long fantasy into a reality, or stay within the confines of her lackluster marriage. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Bosch: Complete seventh season. Detective Harry Bosch (Titus Welliver) is set to hang up his hat as the popular Amazon crime drama drops its final eight episodes. Watch trailer. Streaming on Amazon Prime Video

    The A List: Complete second season. The British supernatural drama moves from BBC to Netflix for Season 2, which follows the teens as they attempt to discover what really happened on Peregrine Island. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    False Positive: After months of trying, Lucy (Ilana Glazer) and Adrian (Justin Theroux) finally get pregnant, but soon Lucy notices something sinister about their fertility specialist, Dr. Hindle (Pierce Brosnan). Watch trailer. Streaming on Amazon Prime Video

    The Mysterious Benedict Society: Series premiere. While undercover at a boarding school known as The Institute, a group of orphans must foil a nefarious plot with global ramifications in Disney’s adaptation of Trenton Lee Stewart’s bestselling book series. Tony Hale stars as identical twins (one good, one evil). Watch trailer. Streaming on Disney+

    Who Are You, Charlie Brown?: Lupita Nyong’o narrates this star-studded documentary about Charles Schulz’s Peanuts. Watch trailer. Streaming on Apple TV+

    The Ice Road: Original film. When a diamond mine collapses in northern Canada, two ice road truckers (Liam Neeson and Laurence Fishburne) race to save the miners before the ice thaws and they become trapped. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Wolfgang: Wolfgang Puck, the original “celebrity chef,” reflects on his decades-long career in an emotional documentary from David Gelb (Jiro Dreams of Sushi) and the creators of Chef’s Table. Watch trailer. Streaming on Disney+

    Fathom: Two scientists attempt to decipher the complex communication of whales in this Apple documentary. Watch trailer. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Mary J. Blige: My Life: Amazon exploraes of the life and career of Mary J. Blige, who celebrated the 25th anniversary of her 1994 LP, “My Life,” by performing the album live for the first time ever. Watch trailer. Streaming on Amazon Prime Video

    48th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards: Soaps, game shows, and daytime talk shows compete for glory at the 2021 Daytime Emmys. Hosted by The Talk’s Sheryl Underwood. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    U.S. Olympic Women’s Gymnastics Trials: Simone Biles and her fellow Olympic hopefuls battle for a chance to represent the United States in Tokyo. 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on NBC

    The Choe Show: Complete first season. Artist and former journalist David Choe paints portraits of celebrity guests — including Kat Von D, Will Arnett, and Rainn Wilson — while interviewing them in this FX docuseries. Four half-hour episodes air back-to-back. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on FX


    Wonder Boy: Balmain creative director OIivier Roustieng brings his designs to life and searches for his origins in this 2019 French documentary. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Women’s PGA Championship: NBC presents three hours of women’s golf coverage live from the Atlanta Athletic Club. 1:00 PM ET/10:00 AM PT on NBC.

    U.S Olympic Men’s Gymnastics Trials: Two hours of coverage begin at 4:00 PM ET/1:00 PM PT on NBC.

    Major League Baseball: Depending on your region, you’ll be able to catch one of two FOX MLB games, both at 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT:

    • New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox
    • Chicago Cubs at Los Angeles Dodgers

    Doomsday Mom: TV Movie. Lifetime dramatizes the true story of Lori Vallow (played by Lauren Lee Smith) and Chad Daybell (Marc Blucas), a married couple with ties to a doomsday-prepper group whose children were reported missing in fall 2019. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    The Little Things: Warner Bros.’ neo-noir crime thriller gets its premium cable premiere on HBO. Starring Denzel Washington and Rami Malek as detectives investigating a string of murders that leads them to a strange loner (Jared Leto). Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on HBO

    Sand Dollar Cove: TV Movie. Aly Michalka stars as a real estate developer who must charm a deed-owning local (Chad Michael Murray) in order to acquire the quant, beachfront property in town. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on Hallmark Channel

    U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials: Elite athletes compete in the long jump, 400M and 110M hurdles, and 10,000M and 200M races. 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT on NBC


    2021 BET Awards: Queen Latifah is set to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award as the biggest names in Black entertainment converge at LA's Microsoft Theater. Taraji P. Henson hosts, featuring performances from Tyler the Creator, DJ Khaled, H.E.R., and Migos. 8:00 PM ET on BET, MTV, LOGO, VH1, and TV Land

    The Kings: Series finale. Showtime concludes its four-part docuseries about the dominance of boxing superstars Roberto Duran, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Thomas Hearns, and Sugar Ray Leonard. 10:00 PM ET on Showtime

    Batwoman: Season finale. When Black Mask (guest star Peter Outerbridge) unleashes chaos in the streets of Gotham, Ryan Wilder (Javicia Leslie) begins to rethink her place as the city’s hero. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on The CW

    Women’s PGA Championship: A victor is crowned as the KPMG-sponsored golf tournament comes to an end. 3:00 PM ET/12:00 PM PT on NBC

    U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials: Track and field athletes from across the country compete for the final remaining spots on the Olympic team. 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on NBC

    Picture Perfect Lies: TV Movie. As Rachel Collins (Megan Elizabeth Barker) prepares to celebrate her Sweet 16, a shocking murder unravels a dark web of lies in her family, causing her to question everything she’s ever known. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials: Two and a half hours of coverage begin at 8:30 PM ET/5:30 PM PT on NBC

    Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story: British director Laura Fairrie explores the life and career of romance novelist Jackie Collins in this feature-length documentary. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on CNN

    Biography: KISStory: Special presentation. Celebrate five decades of KISS with A&E’s new, four-hour documentary about the legendary rock band. Part 1 airs tonight, followed by Part 2 tomorrow. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on A&E

    The Real Housewives of Potomac: How They Got Here: Special presentation. Revisit the RHOP ladies’ highs and lows ahead of the Season 6 premiere on Sunday, July 11. 10:00 PM ET on Bravo

    Claire Spellberg Lustig is the Senior Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.

    TOPICS: Central Park, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Hulu, Netflix, Bosch, Sex/Life